Huawei launched its Mate 8 the flagship in a ceremony held at Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah. After the launch of Huawei users in new flagship devices Dubai became the second city globally. Last week post the global launch at the consumer electronics show (CES) in Las Vegas.
The enormous event attended over 400 renowned persons including media from all over the region. Huawei’s last innovations unveiling ceremony attended by all those VIP guests and partners invited.
The crowd was fully captured by the renowned comedian TONY ABOU JOUDE, who entertained all the guests very well by introducing the spectacular launch of two devices. The night was more beautiful and amazing with recital by violinist Hanine EI Alam.
Huawei Mate 8 is said to be the idea smartphone for the professionals it featuring the powerful chipset, a high capacity battery and more of them stylish design with the unique mocha brown color. The Mate 8 is designed for those who want to experience the elegant fine-tuned software and hardware.
Vice president of Huawei Consumer Business Group said :
He said 2015 was a successful year for the Huawei Consumer Business Group Here in the middle East and we are forestalling 2016 to be an even bigger one the massive growth following the launch of these two flagship devices.
The Mate 8 is designed for the professional, prominently perfect balance of high performance and long battery life.
When we design the M2, we equipped it with an immaculate sound system to take the user’s experience to the next level. These devices reflect Huawei’s efforts dedication to bringing the latest innovation to our consumer.
The Mate 8 is the first smartphone to run the Kirin 950 chipset this feature is outstanding and ground breaking hardware with CPU boosting power up100 %, GPU performance up 125% and power efficiency up 70 % vs the Kirin 925.
Equipped with a 4000 mAh high-density battery the Mate 8 deliver power efficiency offering over two days of normal usage.
The phone is able to charge a day’s worth of power in just 30 minutes. Regular users can use this phone without charging for 2.36 days and heavy user can go without charging for 1.65 days which is the great news with the rapid charging technology.
The Mate 8 also features an advances six- layer thermal mechanics, which allows higher heat indulgence leading to an excellent holding experience and lower power consumption.
Huawei ‘s EMUI 4.0 based on Android Marshmallow 6.0 running , the Huawei Mate 8 offers hundreds of user experience squeezes and improvement, including a built-in automatics defragmentation service that continues optimizing system performance.
The mate 8 features a split-screen mode the enables enhanced multitasking between apps.
User-friendly and secure
Huawei Mate has adopted enhanced protection technology that is fingerprint security. The identification area is improved by 10% via circular fingerprint sensor. Moreover, there are 3 levels of security for fingerprint friction ridge to provide highest protection for the users. The adapted sensor enhanced the unlock speed by 100%.
Two fingerprint interface standards are maintained in Mate 8 in order to improve the payment experiences:
- The fast identity Online (FIDO)
- Android M Standards
For better data protection the strong CPU supports real-time encryption of full storage. Furthermore, Mate 8 provides the microSD card lock that will prevent accessing the card content without a password. In case of steal the data will be safe.
For developing the properietory image sensor processor Huawei invested $98 million in three years, for rapid focusing, maximum clarity and perfect colors.
According to the company for enhancing the speed of processing for the camera that would result in the increased process bandwidth four folds with 14-bitprecision, a team of 300 engineers was made.
Furthermore, Mate 8 features the all-new Sony 16MP IMX298 that increases the size of sensor by 23% that gives the high quality images. Mate 8 has the 8MP secondary camera featuring a new beauty algorithm for the fantastic selfies. With this, Mate 8 also provides document readjustment mode of camera that straightens the images taken at an angle automatically for better viewing.
Huawei Mate 8 has “super handfree 3.0”technology that enables the handsfree operation in several environments.
Whether a car, a conference room or a rush area wherever you are,with a 120 degree range of audio pick up and directional noise reduction mode you can enjoy the conversations from up to 3 meters away. Conference calls are quite clear irrespective of the place they take place.
It has the omnidiretional recording and directional playback. Voices in all the directions can be recorded as three microphones detect the sources automatically. User can choose direction of sound on their own, during playback.
This new hallmark supports more bands than any other dual-sim phone that includes 18 4G bands, 9 3G bands and 4 2G bands in 217 countries and the region having 1.334 operator settings. That’s what makes it perfect global business traveler.
The Mate 8 has an elegant and a refined design highlighting the 6-inch display. Even with a desired large display, 83 percent screen to body ratio phone still seems sleek and compact. The smooth joining of the aerospace grade aluminium metal and 2.4D curved diamond cut glass gives it perfect beautiful look.
The Huawei Mate 8 will initially be available in these four colors champagn gold, space grey, moonlight silver and mocha brown.
Huawei Mate 8 characteristics:
- Chipset: Huawei Hi-Silicon Kirin 950
- CPU: 64-bit 1.8 Ghz quad-core Cortex-A53 and 2.3 Ghz quad-core Cortex-A72
- Supported Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE (Cat.6), dual-SIM (two NANO-SIMs)
- OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Emotion UI
- Design: Metallic finish
- Display:0” 2.5D IPS display with 1080p resolution
- Internal: 32/64 GB
- RAM: 3/4 GB
- Card slot: Yes
- Connectivity: NFC, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB 2.0
- Primary: 16 megapixel Sony IMX298 1/2.8” lens with f/2.0, OIS, LED, 1080p video, phase-detection autofocus
- Secondary: 8 megapixel
- Battery: 4,000 mAh battery
Pre-Booking and Prices:
Huawei assures the availability of Mate 8 in Pakistan from January 30th, 2016 with the following prices:
- 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM version approx Rs. 70000
- 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM version approx Rs. 60000
Huawei is facilitating its users with accepting pre-orders for Mate 8 and anyone can order their Huawei Mate 8 devices at the brand shops of Huawei against Rs. 5000/- only.
In case of pre-ordering Mate 8 now Huawei will also give free gifts like Bluetooth speakers and cash vouchers of Rs. 10,000/- (either discount in total amount for Mate 8 or cash prize).
Pre-orders can be made at following shops: